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Hidden Pond Nature Center

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Hidden gem, rain or shine

Hidden pond is a beautiful place with lots of attractions for young and old. For families with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vineeta P
Grandparents Place to entertain little grandkids

Grandkids always want to go to Hidden Pond when they come to visit. Educational and entertaining... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan D
Springfield, Virginia
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8511 Greeley Blvd, Springfield, VA 22152-2806
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden pond is a beautiful place with lots of attractions for young and old. For families with younger kids, they have a nice playground, the nature center has animals and is indoors for very rainy days, staff on call to ask questions to, and for...More

Thank Vineeta P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandkids always want to go to Hidden Pond when they come to visit. Educational and entertaining at the same time. Love walking around the pond, the large turtles are so interesting and the kids named the biggest one "Fred."

Thank Susan D
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is a hidden gem just outside of DC. Right as you park, you're greeted by a brand new playground, that's fun for toddlers through age 10. A short 3-5 min walk and you can visit either the nature center or see the pond, which...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This is a place that the County got right. Nice hidden little gem. The staff is attentive, the area worth the walk and the facitities up to date.

Thank richcecil
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This will be a great hike in the fall. It was wet and muddy so we didn't get to enjoy it all. The river location makes it even better.

Thank lancealot2015
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Although I made this visit by myself it is a great place for kids. Fun opportunities for hands on learning- in additional to a walk around the pond they have a wonderful center where you can see and learn about a lot of critters. staff...More

Thank bherod2
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Very small park with a pond and Nature Center. Surely perfect place for visit with children, but adult nature lovers will be not disappointed. Pond by itself is a perfect spot for observe birds, water creatures and of course turtles! So many of them and...More

Thank MarinaK2013
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great place to take your kids and grand kids to learn about aquatic life. Hiking the various paths down the pond offer opportunities to see and learn

Thank Mark A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a wonderful local park. There's a great playground for children, although much of it is metal and it's not shaded so it gets very hot in the summer. The nature center has some small exhibits; a nice learning opportunity for children. If you...More

Thank Ltalia
Reviewed May 27, 2018

great place to go with littles on their playground, in their nature center, or with teens in the woods.

Thank cathy h
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